Fellowship & Food in the Kingdom
Eschatological Meals & Scenes of Utopian Abundance in the New Testament

By Peter-Ben Smit
December 2008
Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161492716
511 pages, 6 x 9""
$149.50 Paper original

The author studies the role meals and scenes of nutritional abundance play in the vision New Testament authors had of the upcoming reign of God. The texts in which these themes occur offer valuable windows on the throught world and theology of the authors and communities concerned.

Partial Contents:
Eschatological Banquets
Destructive Meals
Wedding Celebration
Nutritional Abundance
Meals in Mark
Meals in Luke
Meals in Matthew
Meals in John
Meals in the Apocalypse

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